Category Archives: Community News

Free Heart Screening Aims to Reduce Heart Disease

One of the leading causes of death in the United States is heart disease, taking over 600-thousand lives every year. Read More →

Mardi Gras Events Draw Large Crowds in CenLA

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There were several Mardi Gras parades to attend this weekend in Alexandria. Classic Cars and Cheerleaders kicked everything off on Read More →

Angola Inmates Repair Wheelchairs for Cuban People

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Inmates at Angola Penitentiary are giving back to the people of Cuba by repairing wheelchairs. ABC’s Troy Gaulden explains this Read More →

Gala of the Royal Horses Ticket Giveaway!

KLAX ABC31 GIVEAWAY For the first time ever, The Gala of The Royal Horses Inaugural North American world-renowned equestrian tour Read More →

Enhanced utility billing system launched

Alexandria, Louisiana— Alexandria’s new enhanced utility billing system makes it easier to manage your account, access your information, and pay Read More →

Boil Advisory Lifted

Update – The boil advisory for the Vandenburg Drive area in Alexandria has been lifted. Alexandria,  Louisiana—A  boil  advisory  has Read More →

Help Save Fort Polk

Polk Progress is calling on surrounding communities to demonstrate our commitment to Fort Polk, soldiers and their families. Fort Polk Read More →

Bead Town Prints Available for Sale

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NATCHITOCHES – Three hundred limited edition canvas prints of artist Stephan Wanger’s “Un Rue Principale en Louisiane (A Main Street Read More →

Cleco Offers Free Online Educational Resource

Cleco is offering a free online learning resource for students, teachers and parents. E-SMARTkids offers interactive educational games and teaching Read More →

Foodapalooza Scheduled for February

ALEXANDRIA – The Third Annual Foodapalooza, an event that celebrates Central Louisiana foods and food producers, will be February 26-28 Read More →